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Dr. Bernard Weinstein: Trump administration and Energy Policy

November 10, 2016

What impact with the election of Donald Trump as President have on American energy policy?

What impact will Donald Trump's surprise victory have on energy policy? Dr. Bernard Weinstein of Southern Methodist University joins research fellow Isaac Orr to discuss the impact of a Trump administration and his so-called "America First" energy policy.

Weinstein and Orr discuss the implications for the Clean Power Plan, President Obama's signature global warming regulations, the future of coal, nuclear energy, offshore and onshore exploration and production of oil and natural gas, as well as the impact on renewable energy sources such as wind, solar, and ethanol.

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Isaac Orr is a research fellow for energy and environment policy at The Heartland Institute. Orr is a speaker, researcher, and writer specializing in hydraulic fracturing, frac sand mining, agricultural, and environmental policy issues.
iorr@heartland.org